Viacheslav Kruglik

Biography

Viacheslav Kruglik was born in St Petersburg. He began to study composition at the Rimsky-Korsakov School of Music under A. S. Nesterov. From 1996–2001 he studied at the composition faculty of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of B. I. Tishchenko). Having graduated from the Conservatoire with honours, he completed a post-graduate study (2001–2003).

Has taken part in the festivals «Musical Spring», «Youth Academies of Russia», «Arena», international music festival «Stars of the White Nights», international festival «New Horizons», international festival «Brass Evenings at the Mariinsky», «Moscow Easter festival» and other.
 In 2005 he was a prize-winner at the All-Russian Mariinsky Theatre Competition as composer of the one-act opera The Carriage (The premiere has taken place in April 2009. Conductor – V. Gergiev). Together with Svetlana Nesterova, he created the ballet The Magic Ring, which was a prize-winner at the competition of Bolshoi Theatre and the Union of Theatre Workers to compose an opera and dance work for children and young people (2008). He is currently a teacher at the faculty of orchestral conducting of the St Petersburg University of Culture and Arts.
The composer´s works also include a symphony, «Time to Live and Time to Die» (suite for the orchestra after Remarque's perusal), «Princess Olga» (overture for symphony orchestra), string quartets, the vocal series and other compositions.


COMPOSITION

Two pieces for trombone and piano (1993) (Op. 1)

Piece for flute and piano (1993) (Op. 2)

Sonata for trombone and piano (1994) (Op. 3)

Piece for flute, bassoon and vibraphone (1994) (Op. 4)

"For three flutes" (1995) (Op. 5)

Sonata for cello and piano (1995) Op. 6)

Cantata "Roman Galitsky" for soloists, narrator, chorus, eleven brass and percussion to the words of A. Tolstoy (1995) (Op. 7)

Three pieces for piano (1996) (Op. 8)

"Quiet". The romance on the word M Dudin (1996) (Op. 9)

"Waltz" and "Gallop" for wind orchestra (1996) (Op. 10)

Trio for trombones (1997) (Op. 11)

Variations for piano (1997) (Op. 12)

Fantasy for clarinet and chamber orchestra (1998) (Op. 13)

String Quartet No. 1 (1999) (Op. 14)

Symphony for large orchestra (2000) (Op. 15)

"Three Сypresses". Vocal cycle for soprano and piano to words of Nazim Hikmet (2001) (Op. 16)

Sonata for flute and piano (2002) (Op. 17)

"Low Mark Again. The ballet scene on the picture by F. Reshetnikov (for orchestra of Russian folk instruments (2003) (Op. 18)

Opera "Сarriage" on the novel by N. Gogol. Libretto V. Kuprianova (2005) (Op. 19)

"Joke" ("The Fly and the Elephant") and "Little Rondo" for eight cellos (2005) (Op. 20)

"About A Horse". Vocal cycle for baritone and piano to words of I. Irtenev (2007) (Op. 21)

The musical "Party" (co-authorship I. Goncharov) (2007) (Op. 22)

Ballet "The Magic ring" on motives of Russian national fairy-tales (co-authored with S. Nesterova). Libretto composers (2008) (Op. 23)

"My Lagan Love". Fantasy for brass ensemble on the theme of Irish folk songs (2008) (Op. 24)

Anthem Auguste Montferrand (2009) (Op. 25)

"Duel Of Little Pianists". Piece for two pianos and orchestra (2010) (Op. 26)

The Time To Live And Time To Die" (on reading E. M. Remarque). Suite for Symphony orchestra (2010) (Op. 27)

String Quartet No. 2 (2010) (Op. 28)

Romance for domra and orchestra (2011) (Op. 29)

Sonata for clarinet and piano (2011) (Op. 30)

"Princess Olga". Overture for orchestra (2012) (Op. 31)

Concerto for trombone and string orchestra (2012) (Op. 32)

"In A Cowboy Нat". Piece for mandolin and piano (2012) (Op. 33)

Opera "Speculator female" story M. Zoshchenko, "Don't speculate". Libretto V. Kuprianova (2013) (Op. 34)

Humoresque for xylophone and wind band (2013) (Op. 35)

Overture on two Russian themes for the ensemble of Russian folk instruments (2013) (Op. 36)

"Look For God", the cycle for mixed choir a capella on words by different authors. (2013) (Op. 37)

"Trouble From Gentle Heart", vaudeville on the  play by V. Sologub and "Petersburg lender", vaudeville on the play by N. Nekrasova (2013) (Op. 38)

"The East Gardens Of The Imperial Palace" fantasy on Japanese themes for two domras and orchestra of Russian folk instruments (2014) (Op. 39)

"Winnie-the-Pooh and bees", poem for contrabass-trombone and eleven trombones (2014) (Op. 40)

Concerto for trumpet and string orchestra (2014) (Op. 41)

"Duo Catherine and Petrucci", a comic play by play W. Shakespeare's "the taming of the shrew" (2014) (Op.42)

Music for animated film "The Power Of The Heart" (directed by Andrei Makarov) (2014) (Op.43)

"The letter of a soldier", a song for baritone and Symphony orchestra. Verses by the unknown author (2015) (Op.44)

"Gerda", Overture for Symphony orchestra after the tale by Hans Christian Andersen "the snow Queen"(2015) (Op.45)

Concertino for balalaika and orchestra of Russian folk instruments (2016) (Op.46)

Sonata for malaya domra and piano (2016) (Op.47)

"Harmoniums" for electroalfa and percussion (2016) (Op. 48)

"Vivat, Saint Petersburg!", composition for folk choir and ensemble of Russian folk instruments. The Word Marina Meaning. (2016) (without opus)

Concerto for violin and orchestra (2017) (Op. 49)

     
  Vyacheslav Kruglik